USE Function

Applies the line pattern, fill pattern, or line end called name to the shape when placed in the LinePattern, FillPattern, BeginArrow, or EndArrow cell.

Syntax

USE(" ** name ** ")

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
name
Required
String
Any string that is a valid master name.

Return value

Number

Remarks

If a master named name is present on the document stencil of the document, the pattern is applied as a line pattern, fill pattern, begin arrow, or end arrow.

This function always returns 254.

Example

USE("Railroad Tracks")

Formats the shape by applying the master pattern named Railroad Tracks to the shape containing the formula.